Bug#558272: Date::Calc::Decode_Month(): argument is not a string
dam at modsoftsys.com
Fri Nov 27 15:11:01 UTC 2009
tags 558272 confirmed
-=| Vincent Lefevre, Fri, Nov 27, 2009 at 03:32:32PM +0100 |=-
> Package: libdate-calc-perl
> Version: 6.0-1
> Severity: important
> An important regression:
> $ echo Oct | perl -p -e 'use Date::Calc qw(Decode_Month); s!(\w+)!Decode_Month($1)!e'
> Date::Calc::Decode_Month(): argument is not a string at -e line 1, <> line 1.
> I've reverted to libdate-calc-perl 5.8-1 and this problem disappeared.
Seems to be fixed in 6.3 upstream release, which is half-prepared in
group's SVN repository.
TODO from there:
- add libdate-calc-xs-perl to B-D-I -- or not, because
- t/f000.t checks the version of libdate-calc-xs-perl and errors out
if it's different - might lead to problems if an older version is
installed (libdate-calc-xs-perl seems to depend on
libdate-calc-perl >= its own version)
- Q: what does "United "Date::Calc" and "Date::Pcalc" into a single
distribution" (and the changelog entry below) tell us? we have
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